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Putnam County Hospital is committed to creating a healthcare team that is dedicated to giving exceptional care to every patient, every time. While our hospital campus is located in Greencastle, Indiana, we also staff physician offices at North Putnam Family Healthcare and Family Medicine of Cloverdale. Please browse our currently openings and apply if you find an opportunity that fits you!
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CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS/RESUMES FOR THE FOLLOWING:

Putnam County Hospital is looking for a CNA position to be filled for inpatient direct care. A nursing assistant/orderly assists the nursing staff by performing specific patient care tasks, such as daily hygienic care, obtain vital signs, and care of the patient’s environment. These tasks are supportive and complimentary to nursing practice and the performance of their tasks are essential to patient care. All age groups will be encountered by this position.

Requirements:

  • Successful completion of an approved nursing assistant course
  • Previous experience as a nursing assistant (vocational training)
  • May require lifting over 40lbs

Provides direct and indirect patient care in the critical care setting. Communicates with physicians about changes in patients clinical condition including hemodynamic monitoring, results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in all departments with adequate supervision.

Candidate Qualifications:

  • RN with current, active Indiana license
  • BLS certification required

Must be:

  • Reliable, compassionate, professional, and a patient advocate.
  • Organized, work effectively independently and within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Able to recognize changing patient conditions and effectively communicate with physician and other team members.

We are currently seeking a patient-focused Medical Assistant or Certified Medical Assistant for our Putnam Specialty Clinics. Position will primarily work back office/rooming, but must be willing to work front office when needed. This is a part time, day shift and benefit eligible position. Medical office experience is required and Certification is preferred, but will entertain MA’s who have eligible experience.

Experience for this position includes:

· Electronic Medical Records (Various including: EPIC, Cerner, All Scripts, etc.)

· Insurance, recertification and authorizations

· Triage of telephone calls and scheduling

· Rooming patients and taking medical history

· Updating Medications

· Obtaining prior authorizations

· Assisting with procedures/provider requests

· Working directly with a Medical Provider

Provides general medical office support for a team of physicians and other health care professionals, including phone reception, appointment scheduling, collecting insurance information, checking patient eligibility, assisting self-pay and underinsured patients in the financial aid process as well as completing and filing any other necessary paperwork. Treats and cares for patients demonstrating an understanding of the cognitive, physical, emotional and chronological maturation process. Assesses patient needs and responds to customers while demonstrating an understanding of their differences.

Requirements:

· High school diploma or equivalent

· Previous experience in a customer service setting

· Ability to perform office tasks

· Good verbal and written communication skills

· Proficient computer skills

· Knowledge of ICD-10, CPT coding, medical terminology, and AllScripts EHR preferred.

The CMA is responsible for performing a variety of duties working collaboratively with the medical provider and office manager/supervisor. They may be involved in both the clinical and clerical duties of the practice in order to deliver optimal patient care services within the scope of the CMA professional expertise. CMA’s may provide care which is considered routine, poses little potential hazard for the patient, involve little or no modification from one client-care situation to another, be performed with a predictable outcome, or does not inherently involve ongoing assessments, interpretations, or decision-making, which could not be logically separated from the procedure itself.

Experience, Education, and Certification Requirements:

  • Current MA Certification preferred
  • Previous experience in a clinical office setting
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Knowledge of ICD-10, CPT coding, medical terminology, and Allscripts EHR preferred.

The MA/LPN is responsible for performing a variety of duties working collaboratively with the medical provider and office manager/supervisor. They may be involved in both the clinical and clerical duties of the practice in order to deliver optimal patient care services within the scope of the MA/LPN’s professional expertise. MA/LPN’s may provide care which is considered routine, poses little potential hazard for the patient, involve little or no modification form one client-care situation to another, be performed with a predictable outcome, or does not inherently involve ongoing assessments, interpretations, or decision-making, which could not be logically separated from the procedure itself.

This is a full time, benefit eligible position consisting of days, evenings and weekends (12-hour shifts during the week and 2 weekends per month).

Requirements:

  • Current MA Certification or LPN license
  • Previous experience in a clinical office setting
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Knowledge of ICD-10, CPT coding, medical terminology, and AllScripts EHR preferred.

Charge Nurse:

Provides direct and indirect patient care in the emergency care setting. Provides care that reflects initiative, flexibility and responsibility indicative of professional expectation with a minimum of supervision. Is able to triage safely, rapidly and accurately, every patient that enters the emergency care system. Determines priorities of care based on physical and psychosocial needs, as well as factors influencing patient flow through the system. Communicates with ED physicians about changes in patient’s status, symptomatology and results of diagnostic studies. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. This position has a category I exposure. She/he works under the direction of the ED Nurse Manager and collaborates with the RN in charge. All age groups will be encountered by this position, infants through geriatrics.

Regulatory Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; prefer at least 1 year of prior experience in an acute care setting.
  • Current RN licensure in the State of Indiana.
  • Current Healthcare Provider BLS certification.
  • Must complete ACLS course within 1 year of working in the ER.
  • Must complete PALS course within 1 year of working in the ER.
  • Must pass ER competency skills.
  • Successful completion of arrhythmia course upon hire to the ER.
  • Prior IV Therapy experience or completion of IV Therapy course upon hire to ER.
  • TNCC and/or ENPC recommended within one (1) year of hire.
  • CEN Advanced Certification encouraged.
House Supervisor:

The Nursing House Supervisor is responsible for promoting and maintaining quality patient care through effective management of the activities for the total patient care services during his/her assigned shift. In the absence of the Administrator and/or designee, the Nursing House Supervisor has the authority and responsibility for administrative decisions and appropriate notification of the Administrator-on-Call.

Regulatory Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing and holds current licensure in the state as a registered professional nurse.
  • An Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or equivalent.
  • Experience as a staff nurse and manager.

The Emergency Department Nursing Manager is a Registered Nurse who has accepted the responsibility for the coordination and provision of leadership to the development and maintenance of the emergency department service line, achieving specific goals regarding clinical outcomes, customer satisfaction, market share/volume growth and financial performance. Establishes and maintains effective physician relationships. Performs service utilization and financial analysis and oversees marketing efforts as well as managing information. Demonstrates program effectiveness by monitoring quality service and affordability metrics, as well as developing reports, dashboards, and conducting presentations.

This job is classified as Exposure Category I.

The Age Groups encountered in this position includes all age groups, pediatric to geriatric.

Reports to: Chief Nursing Officer.

Qualifications

  • Emergency Department Manager must have graduated from an accredited school of nursing, minimally holding an Associate Degree in Nursing and hold a current nursing license to practice in the State of Indiana.

  • Is capable of working independently, team-oriented, and have the ability to work flexible hours to meet all aspects of the job responsibilities.

  • Professional Development is a requirement. It is the expectation that this individual will enroll in an academic program to obtain a BSN and/or Masters degree (preferably MSN) within a 5-year period of hire, if appropriate. In addition, it is highly encouraged for this individual to prepare to earn the designation of board certification in Emergency Nursing .

The Health Information Management Documentation Specialist is directly responsible to the Director of HIM and is mainly responsible for maintaining accurate and complete records on physician documentation timeliness, completeness and readiness for forwarding to coders as needed. The HIMDS supports the goals and processes of the revenue cycle; distributes weekly work lists to physicians of charts needing documentation completion; produces bi-weekly warning letters for physicians who have incurred delinquencies; and apprises the Hospital Administrator when physicians have failed to complete delinquent charts and are eligible for suspension. The HIMDS is also responsible for follow-up with physicians to remind and assist them when incomplete documentation is needed per regulatory guidelines outside of the weekly letters.

Other Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

· Creating/Maintaining Reports
· Sending Reports to regulatory bodies
· Assisting Team Members as needed
· Attend meetings as requested
· Keep patient Confidentiality – HIPAA

Other Abilities:

· Understand Medical Terminology
· Detail oriented is a must
· Ability to stay organized
· Maintain professionalism
· Maintain positive attitude
· Keep good rapport with physicians and office staff
· Self-motivation
· Maintain excellent attendance
· Proficient in Excel

Education Requirements:

· High School Diploma or GED

This is a Full time, benefit eligible position.

Direct oversight of the housekeeping and laundry departments. The major activities of the Supervisor include-planning, organizing, staffing, directing, coordinating, reporting and budgeting.

Housekeeping Department: Responsible for maintaining the hospital environment in a sanitary, attractive, and orderly condition. Establishes standards and work procedures for all housekeeping staff in accordance with policies of the hospital.

Laundry Department: Responsible for managing the overall daily operations of the laundry service of the hospital. Ensures quality control metrics are in place according to established standards for maintaining a clean work environment for the storage, distribution, and rejection of hospital linens.

The EVS Supervisor is a Full Time, benefit eligible, exempt position.

Qualifications:

  • High School graduate

  • Special courses in Housekeeping or Institutional Management preferred, but must be willing to obtain.

  • Member of International Executive Housekeepers Association or equivalent professional organization.

Experience:

  • Previous Housekeeping Supervisor or leadership management experience preferred.

  • Hospital/Healthcare EVS experience required.

We are currently seeking a friendly, compassionate Patient Service Representative for the Putnam Rheumatology Clinic located in Putnam County Hospital. Primary duties will include registering patients, scheduling, checking patients in/out, collection of payment, and general office duties. Experience with Electronic Medical Records (Allscripts), and insurance is preferred. Applicant must be willing to be trained. This is a full time/benefit eligible position.

Regulatory Requirements:

  • High School Graduate or equivalent.
  • One year experience in office setting or hospital setting.
  • Experience with billing and insurance preferred.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Customer Service Driven

Language Skills:

  • Ability to communicate in English; both verbally and in writing.
  • Additional languages helpful.

Skills:

  • Basic computer knowledge.
  • Basic Electronic Health Records knowledge.
  • Ability to type 40 words per minute.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position without compromising patient care.

This position is Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm.

The Sterile Processing Technician cares for and maintains all surgical instrumentation for surgery cases. This includes washing, disinfection & sterilization of instrumentation along with trays of instruments. These tasks are completed in the sterile environment of the operating room using a variety of equipment. These processes & care of equipment are dictated by specific guidelines which must be followed. Must have positive attitude, great organizational skills. Able to work independently as well as with a team.

Requirements:

· High School diploma or GED required

· Computer skills, required

· CRCST or CSPDT certification preferred

· Six months of experience, preferred

· Ability to prepare reports and keep records.

· Familiarity with medical terminology

· Must be willing to work in a fast paced, disciplined environment

· Must be an excellent team player and have the ability to communicate with staff, patients and physicians

The Scrub Technician is responsible for performing a variety of duties in the Operating Room area to assist the surgical team, such as scrubbing on all types of orthopedic surgical procedures, preparing equipment and sterile instruments for use, and maintaining a clean and safe environment.

Requirements:

· Associate degree from an accredited school or surgical technology program.

· Certified Surgical Technician certification

· BLS certification

· Must be able to work effectively independently, yet work together as part of a team

· Must be able to remain calm under pressure

· Call required

Regulatory Requirements:

  • Current State Respiratory Licensure.
  • Graduate of an AMA-approved School of Respiratory Therapy.
  • Current BCLS certification.

Hours are full time nights, hours and days vary.

Provides direct and indirect patient care in the critical care setting. Communicates with physicians about changes in patients clinical condition including hemodynamic monitoring, results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in all departments with adequate supervision.

Candidate Qualifications:

  • RN with current, active Indiana license
  • BLS certification required

Must be:

  • Reliable, compassionate, professional, and a patient advocate.
  • Organized, work effectively independently and within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Able to recognize changing patient conditions and effectively communicate with physician and other team members

We are currently seeking a friendly, patient-focused person who is responsible for greeting incoming patients with exceptional customer service skills, distributing paperwork to the necessary departments, entering relevant information into the Electronic Medical Record (EMR); including insurance as well as demographic information, and being a team player who works well with co-workers and other departments. You must be flexible to fill in extra shifts.

Hours are FRI & SAT 7pm-7am, SUN 7pm-6:30am

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Enter and verify all patient demographics and billing information at the time of check-in.
  • Handle inquiries and patients arriving for testing.
  • Ensure all paperwork is properly filled out and entered into the system.
  • Collect balances due at time of check-in.
  • Direct patients to various areas of the hospital.
  • Answer phones and transfer calls to appropriate departments successfully
  • Obtain signed statements.
  • Store patients’ valuables.
  • Record payments.
  • Perform insurance data entry.
  • Perform admissions and transfers in a very timely manner
  • Follow all Hospital and Departmental Policies and Procedures

Required:

  • High School Diploma
  • Excellent Customer Service Skills
  • Computer Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Organizational Skills

We are seeking a MA/LPN for the Greencastle Community School Corporation. This person would work cooperatively with the School Health Nurse and CNA, take vitals, chief complaints, and assess students. In addition, dispense medication according to physician orders and provide hygiene/other appropriate assistance as deemed appropriate by the school.

This position is Monday-Friday 7:45-3:30. Certified MA/LPN with experience preferred.

We are currently seeking a friendly, patient-focused person who is responsible for greeting incoming patients with exceptional customer service skills, distributing paperwork to the necessary departments, entering relevant information into the Electronic Medical Record (EMR); including insurance as well as demographic information, and being a team player who works well with co-workers and other departments. You must be flexible to fill in extra shifts.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Enter and verify all patient demographics and billing information at the time of check-in.
  • Handle inquiries and patients arriving for testing.
  • Ensure all paperwork is properly filled out and entered into the system.
  • Collect balances due at time of check-in.
  • Direct patients to various areas of the hospital.
  • Answer phones and transfer calls to appropriate departments successfully
  • Obtain signed statements.
  • Store patients’ valuables.
  • Record payments.
  • Perform insurance data entry.
  • Perform admissions and transfers in a very timely manner
  • Follow all Hospital and Departmental Policies and Procedures

We are currently hiring for a PT w/Benefits Registration Clerk. The position is Monday – Thursday from 4pm – 10pm. You MUST be flexible to fill in extra shifts, if needed.

Required:

  • High School Diploma
  • Excellent Customer Service Skills
  • Computer Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Organizational Skills
  • Full Time & Part Time positions available
  • A variety of shifts available
  • Sign-On bonus
  • Prior phlebotomy experience or training required.
  • Certification preferred

Job Summary:

Under the general supervision of the laboratory director and bench supervisor, the medical technologist/technician processes laboratory specimens and performs all laboratory procedures (including phlebotomy) in a prompt, accurate, and reliable manner according to established hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Maintains laboratory records including quality control and maintenance. Assists in maintaining laboratory inventory. Additional miscellaneous duties as assigned. Note: In the event of staffing issues, employees may be responsible for shifts other than those for which the employee was hired. Laboratory management will provide as much advance notice as possible in the event of any schedule changes. 

Alternating Monday – Thursday and Tuesday – Friday, 8:00 pm – 6:00 am

Position Requirements:

  •  Associate of Science or Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Technology, Biology, Chemistry, or related science
  • Certification preferred.

Language Skills:

  • Ability to effectively communicate in English, both verbally and in writing.

Computer Skills:

  • Basic computer knowledge required.

Job Summary:

Responsible for user support and customer service for hospital supported computer applications. Writes complex reports using Crystal Reports, SQL queries and other software required for reporting to internal managers and government agencies as needed. Performs on-call functions for the Hospital as needed. Follows the facility’s policies and procedures, local, state and federal regulations.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree required.
  • Must have prior hospital experience.
  • 2+ years relevant work experience including but not limited to knowledge/exposure to the following technologies: Crystal Reports, SQL, and Microsoft Excel.
  • Thorough knowledge of HIPAA regulations and other state and federal privacy and confidentiality of information requirements
  • Strong knowledge of relational databases
  • CPSI (hospital EMR) software knowledge helpful, but not required.
  • Experience in AllScripts or T-System a plus.
  • Ability to pick up on new software quickly
  • Use high-level analysis, design and technical skills
  • Advanced level of expertise in Excel including experience with macros, pivot tables, and pivot charts
  • Must have excellent data analytical, data management, and math skills
  • Rotate on-call duties every other week.
  • Must be flexible, work well under pressure, and have the ability to readily adapt to change.
  • Ability to manage multiple concurrent assignments to meet reporting deadlines. A highly motivated team player that contributes to an atmosphere in which people work together to produce outstanding results.
  • Ability to work independently to research issues
  • Experience analyzing large data sets
  • Experience with PowerShell a plus
  • Experience with DbVisualizer a plus
  • Prior experience with data visualization software a plus
  • Experience with pulling data for DSH report and annual cost report a plus

Specific Job Functions:

  • Edit, develop, and produce routine operational reports.
  • Responsible for management of all applications of CPSI system, including installing system updates, troubleshooting interface another other issues, assisting users, and maintaining/creating electronic forms.
  • Query data using Crystal Reports and/or other ad hoc query tools to produce ad hoc reports upon request.
  • Extract data from various hospital EMRs and use technical/analytical skills to produce reporting for management.
  • Help create data extracts to integrate internal and /or external systems.
  • Document sources of reports and steps necessary to generate complex reports
  • Support users by working the queue on open work orders in the TrackIT Work Order system.
  • Support departmental initiatives as requested.
  • Continually educates and updates the staff with any changes within CPSI.
  • Grant CPSI access to users with appropriate security access for their role.
  • Writes and maintains reports required for external consultants and various Government Agencies such as: the IRS, Medicare, Medicaid, third party payers, IHA, ISDH, IHIE, and Claim Aid
  • Responsible for updating charges in the item master
  • Backs up the Clinical IT as needed to diagnose and resolve technical hardware and software issues
  • Reports to CFO

The MA/LPN is responsible for performing a variety of duties working collaboratively with the medical provider and office manager/supervisor. They may be involved in both the clinical and clerical duties of the practice in order to deliver optimal patient care services within the scope of the MA/LPN’s professional expertise. MA’s/LPN’s may provide care which is considered routine, poses little potential hazard for the patient, involve little or no modification from one client-care situation to another, be performed with a predictable outcome, or does not inherently involve ongoing assessments, interpretations, or decision-making, which could not be logically separated from the procedure itself.

Experience, Education, and Certification Requirements:

  • Previous experience in a clinical office setting
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Knowledge of ICD-10, CPT coding, medical terminology, and Allscripts EHR preferred.

The MA/LPN is responsible for performing a variety of duties working collaboratively with the medical provider and office manager/supervisor. They may be involved in both the clinical and clerical duties of the practice in order to deliver optimal patient care services within the scope of the MA/LPN’s professional expertise. MA’s/LPN’s may provide care which is considered routine, poses little potential hazard for the patient, involve little or no modification from one client-care situation to another, be performed with a predictable outcome, or does not inherently involve ongoing assessments, interpretations, or decision-making, which could not be logically separated from the procedure itself.

Experience, Education, and Certification Requirements:

  • Current MA Certification or LPN license
  • Previous experience in a clinical office setting
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Knowledge of ICD-10, CPT coding, medical terminology, and Allscripts EHR preferred.

The MA/LPN is responsible for performing a variety of duties working collaboratively with the medical provider and office manager/supervisor. They may be involved in both the clinical and clerical duties of the practice in order to deliver optimal patient care services within the scope of the MA/LPN’s professional expertise. MA’s/LPN’s may provide care which is considered routine, poses little potential hazard for the patient, involve little or no modification from one client-care situation to another, be performed with a predictable outcome, or does not inherently involve ongoing assessments, interpretations, or decision-making, which could not be logically separated from the procedure itself.

Requirements:

  • Current MA Certification or LPN license
  • Previous experience in a clinical office setting
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Knowledge of ICD-10, CPT coding, medical terminology, and Allscripts EHR preferred.

Putnam County Hospital is looking for Housekeeping Associates committed to providing a clean environment for our customers.
Experience is preferred. Must be able to work independently once trained in infection control practices that keep our public safe. If you are a self-motivated, customer friendly, person who takes pride in providing a clean and safe environment, apply for this position and become part of the PCH family.

· Knowledge of third party payer procedures and collection techniques. Ability to deal effectively with patients and co-workers. Good follow through skills. Ability to communicate clearly

· Facilitates Patient Financial Services compliance with regulatory processes and procedures

· Review LCD guidelines to ensure that all compliance and regulatory processes are met before claim is released. Coordinate with medical records correct and accurate diagnosis on claims.

· Post cash/check receipts (co-pays) and miscellaneous monies received via the mail and interoffice into the computer and prepare daily bank deposit by remote deposit, CC online or deposit slips. Post insurance/patient payments received via lock box or EFT daily.

· Acts as a resource to billing staff for problem solving difficult accounts; through information system issues, training and billing systems.

· Coordinate all daily closing and billing files, export claims to billing system to produce daily workloads.

· Complete all credit quarterly 838 reports for Medicare

· Process refunds and payment plans daily. Post and issue refunds

· Track all late charges to insure the import files are complete and accurate

· Monitor all yearly CPT and revenue codes updates to insure compliant billing guidelines

· Troubleshoot billing system issues. Work with management to resolve and implement all change needed. Communicate changes to other staff members.

· Answers questions from patients, staff and insurance companies

· Review weekly statements to patient to ensure accuracy and monitor any system issues

· Proactively communicates with a staff members in an accurate and timely manner

· Understand and Adheres to HIPPA and PHI guidelines

· Maintains a well-groomed, appropriate appearance. Maintains a clean, well-kept work area. Follows all safety rules.

· Works within specified deadlines and stressful situations.

· Follows the chain of command when there are concerns or questions.

· Works overtime when necessary to meet department goals and objectives

· Perform all other duties, tasks or special projects as assigned by management

Provides direct and indirect patient care in the critical care setting. Communicates with physicians about changes in patients clinical condition including hemodynamic monitoring, results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in all departments with adequate supervision.

Candidate Qualifications:

  • RN with current, active Indiana license
  • BLS certification required

Must be:

  • Reliable, compassionate, professional, and a patient advocate.
  • Organized, work effectively independently and within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Able to recognize changing patient conditions and effectively communicate with physician and other team members.

Putnam County Hospital is looking for Housekeeping Associates committed to providing a clean environment for our customers.
Experience is preferred. Must be able to work independently once trained in infection control practices that keep our public safe. If you are a self-motivated, customer friendly, person who takes pride in providing a clean and safe environment, apply for this position and become part of the PCH family.

Competitive Salaries | Tuition Reimbursement | Comprehensive Health Insurance | Clinical Support

We are currently seeking licensed LMHCs and LCSWs to join our Behavioral Health team. This position will be based out of Putnam County Hospital’s family practices. This position is full-time, and will require on-call shifts during some weekends and evenings.

Position responsibilities include (but not limited to):

  • Providing evidence-based assessment and intervention services within the context of primary care mental health integration visits and the delivery of general outpatient treatment services.
  • Conducting functional behavioral assessments and design brief/single-session interventions that promote behavior change within the context of primary care mental health integration visits.
  • Utilizing motivational interviewing techniques to promote healthy behavior changes within the context of primary care mental health and general outpatient visits.
  • Carrying out psychosocial assessments and collaboratively establish treatment specific/measurable goals that can be met using evidence-based interventions.
  • Handling a patient caseload consisting of primary care mental health integration, general outpatient therapy, and consultations.

Current licensure as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor or Licensed Clinical Social Worker by the State of Indiana is required. Must demonstrate competency in using evidenced-based treatments for mental and behavioral health interventions.

Requirements:

  • Current licensure as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor or Licensed Clinical Social Worker by the State of Indiana.
  • Prefer at least 1 to 3 years’ experience in clinical therapy
  • Must demonstrate competency in using evidenced-based treatments for mental and behavioral health interventions.

Job Summary: Provides direct and indirect patient care in the emergency care setting. Provides care that reflects initiative, flexibility and responsibility indicative of professional expectation with a minimum of supervision. Is able to triage safely, rapidly and accurately, every patient that enters the emergency care system. Determines priorities of care based on physical and psychosocial needs, as well as factors influencing patient flow through the system. Communicates with ED physicians about changes in patient’s status, symptomatology and results of diagnostic studies. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. This position has a category I exposure. She/he works under the direction of the ED Nurse Manager and collaborates with the RN in charge. All age groups will be encountered by this position, infants through geriatrics. 

Demonstrates Competency in the Following Areas:

  • Correctly triages and assigns triage system appropriately.
  • Recognizes life-threatening situations immediately and notifies
  • Is knowledgeable of Emergency Room Standard of Care and follows standards when caring for patients.
  • Provides direct patient care, evaluates outcomes, consults with other specialists as required and adjusts nursing care processes as indicated to ensure optimal patient care.
  • Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy. This includes pediatric, adolescent and geriatric patients and the general patient population.
  • Prioritizes patient care according to severity of presenting complaints.
  • Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques. Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
  • Ability to monitor hemodynamic status of patient and correctly interpret the results.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of cardiac monitoring, identifies dysrhythmias and treats appropriately.
  • Maintains current knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on age of the patient and his/her clinical condition.
  • Follows the five (5) medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.
  • Administers IM meds by proper route, site, and dilution technique.
  • Prepares, hangs, monitors and discontinues IV fluids. Calculates IV drip rates correctly.
  • Documents medication administration by route, time, dosage, drug, effect of med, and any adverse reactions and provides signature.
  • Can start IV’s.
  • Can properly and accurately set up for emergency procedures such as cricothyrotomy, lumbar puncture, chest tubes, and tracheostomy.
  • Demonstrates the ability to assist ER physicians with such procedures in the ER.
  • Able to monitor patient during and after procedure and assesses condition and plans nursing care accordingly.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of lab requirements and requisitions.
  • Checks cardiac monitor, oxygen tank supply, and Crash Cart every shift.
  • Can be team leader/member of Code Blue situation.
  • ACLS certified.
  • Remains calm and can quickly locate items on Crash Cart.
  • Quickly and efficiently sets up cardiac monitor for monitoring and defib.
  • Provides efficient, skilled care to all in a friendly, non-biased manner.
  • Provides timely updates of patient condition and adequately explains treatments and procedures to patient and family.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of admission process to the hospital when necessary.
  • Discharge instructions given to all ER patients treated and released.
  • Transfers to other acute care facilities are completed according to policy and COBRA regulations.
  • Maintains accurate and continued nursing documentation including patient histories, conditions, treatments, responses and assessment of changes.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and family. Functions as liaison between administration, patients, physicians and other healthcare providers.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and the skills necessary to provide age appropriate care to the patients served. Able to interpret data about the patient’s status in order to identify each patient’s age specific needs and provide care needed by the patient group.
  • Interacts professionally with patient and family and involves patient and family in the formation of the plan of care.
  • Formulates a teaching plan based on identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning; includes family in teaching, as appropriate.
  • Maintains established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, performance improvement program, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
  • Maintains a safe, comfortable and therapeutic environment for patients and families in accordance with emergency department standards.
  • Ensures an adequate stock of supplies and proper functioning of equipment.
  • Assists in cost containment through appropriate ordering and conserving of supplies and equipment.
  • Maintains good working relationship with ED staff and physicians.
  • Cooperates with other personnel to achieve departmental objectives, maintain good employee relations and interdepartmental objectives.
  • Good role model for peers.
  • Demonstrates the ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations.
  • Responds promptly to changes in workload, adjusting assignments as necessary to achieve optimal productivity and efficiency.
  • Response to the patient is appropriate in emergency or physically distressful situations.
  • Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly.
  • Leads one or more employees performing similar work; supervises temporary employees and employees who do not supervise; trains and helps in orientation of new employees to the department.
  • Participates in QI chart review.
  • Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-services and workshops; shows responsibility for own professional practice and ongoing education.
  • Expresses educational needs to nurse manager.
  • Willing to provide in-service education for department when called upon.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

Professional Requirements:

  • Meets dress code standards for the department.
  • Appearance is neat and clean and is attentive to personal hygiene.
  • Completes annual education requirements.
  • Maintains regulatory requirements as established by the Indiana State Board of Nursing.
  • Maintains standards of care established by Department of Nursing Service and complies with nursing service policies and procedures.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality at all times.
  • Reports to work on time and as scheduled.
  • Clocks in and out correctly.
  • Is organized and completes work assignment in a timely fashion.
  • Wears hospital name badge while on duty.
  • Cleans and stocks on each shift as patient load allows.
  • Helps with checking out-date medications.
  • Helps keep equipment located in the ER and in working order.
  • Completes in-services and returns in a timely fashion.
  • Attends annual skills fair and department in-services as scheduled.
  • Attends at least 50% of staff meetings annually ( / ); reads and initials staff meeting minutes.
  • Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner in the community.
  • Actively participates in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement (CQI) activities.
  • Complies with all organizational policies regarding ethical business practices.
  • Communicates the mission, ethics and goals of the facility, as well as the focus statement of the department.

We are currently seeking a friendly, patient-focused person who is responsible for greeting incoming patients with exceptional customer service skills, distributing paperwork to the necessary departments, entering relevant information into the Electronic Medical Record (EMR); including insurance as well as demographic information, and being a team player who works well with co-workers and other departments. You must be flexible to fill in extra shifts.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Enter and verify all patient demographics and billing information at the time of check-in.
  • Handle inquiries and patients arriving for testing.
  • Ensure all paperwork is properly filled out and entered into the system.
  • Collect balances due at time of check-in.
  • Direct patients to various areas of the hospital.
  • Answer phones and transfer calls to appropriate departments successfully
  • Obtain signed statements.
  • Store patients’ valuables.
  • Record payments.
  • Perform insurance data entry.
  • Follow all Hospital and Departmental Policies and Procedures
  • Perform admissions and transfers in a very timely manner

We are currently hiring for a PRN Registration Clerk.The position is PRN (fill in or cover shifts) which could be days, evenings, nights, overnights, or weekendsYou MUST be flexible to fill in extra shifts.

Required:

  • High School Diploma
  • Excellent Customer Service Skills
  • Computer Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Organizational Skills

We are looking for a PRN Respiratory Therapist. RRT or CRT required. This position will be rotating shifts.